Escorted by an expert local guide, discover the culinary highlights of Bangkok and learn how the residents of this exciting city, live, cook and eat. Visit Samyan market and meet locals on their morning shopping jaunts, learn about the ingredients used in Thai cooking and sample some tropical fruits. Stop by at the century-old Nanglerng food market, one of the oldest and most significant markets in inner Bangkok. Set in traditional wooden shophouses, the market offers insights into old Thai architectural styles as well as traditional Thai dishes. After a morning at the markets enjoy lunch at Bangkok City Hall and wrap up the meal with sarim, a popular Thai dessert made up of colourful thin vermicelli served in savoury coconut milk. Follow lunch with a visit to Thammasat University, and join the local students in sampling a wide array of tasty snacks and drinks sold by vendors surrounding the campus. For a different view of the city's cuisine visit the Yaowarat Road area, Bangkok's Chinatown, which is famed for the abundance of Chinese delicacies sold along the streets. End the day with the famous pad thai dish at Tipsamai Pad Thai, a restaurant that has been selling only this stir-fried noodle specialty for more than 60 years.